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SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism

SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism

IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months
2020 JulyGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months

Intakes

Course Duration

Cricos Code

Course Description

If you have a keen interest in tourism, can see yourself as a team player and believe you have excellent customer service, a career in the tourism industry could be for you.

This six-month course will help you get into the industry, providing you with the skills to work in businesses like tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites.

This hands-on course will allow you to grow your local and regional tourism knowledge, with on-site and off-site teaching activities across regional Victoria. Upon completion, you will be ready to further your studies or step into a new career in your local tourism sector. Pathways include a broad variety of employers within the tourism industry sector including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites, and any small tourism business. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in office-based roles involving the planning and coordination of tourism services, or roles in the field where products are delivered. 

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE. Click here for eligibility criteria.
 

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 days per week | Monday, Tuesday and Thursday | 9.00am – 4.00pm
PT - 1-2 days per week | Monday, Tuesday or Thursday| 9.00am -4.00pm

Possible Career Outcomes

  • adventure tourism guide 
  • attendant or senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park 
  • booking agent 
  • cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery 
  • customer service agent 
  • guide and salesperson in an Indigenous cultural centre 
  • inbound tour coordinator 
  • marine tourism guide or dive tour operator 
  • museum attendant 
  • operations consultant for a tour operator 
  • reservations sales agent 
  • sales consultant 
  • visitor information officer

Course Description

Course Description

If you have a keen interest in tourism, can see yourself as a team player and believe you have excellent customer service, a career in the tourism industry could be for you.

This six-month course will help you get into the industry, providing you with the skills to work in businesses like tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites.

This hands-on course will allow you to grow your local and regional tourism knowledge, with on-site and off-site teaching activities across regional Victoria. Upon completion, you will be ready to further your studies or step into a new career in your local tourism sector. Pathways include a broad variety of employers within the tourism industry sector including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites, and any small tourism business. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in office-based roles involving the planning and coordination of tourism services, or roles in the field where products are delivered. 

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE. Click here for eligibility criteria.
 

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 days per week | Monday, Tuesday and Thursday | 9.00am – 4.00pm
PT - 1-2 days per week | Monday, Tuesday or Thursday| 9.00am -4.00pm

Possible Career Outcomes

  • adventure tourism guide 
  • attendant or senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park 
  • booking agent 
  • cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery 
  • customer service agent 
  • guide and salesperson in an Indigenous cultural centre 
  • inbound tour coordinator 
  • marine tourism guide or dive tour operator 
  • museum attendant 
  • operations consultant for a tour operator 
  • reservations sales agent 
  • sales consultant 
  • visitor information officer
Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study
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Date published: 11/09/2019 10:00:38 AM

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